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2014-09-22 08:28:27

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Stroke Association and iRhythm Technologies are observing National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month with insights from a new survey evaluating public awareness of Afib. Approximately 2.7 million Americans are living with diagnosed Afib, and another 850,000 are estimated to have Afib and remain undiagnosed. Afib is an irregular heartbeat which may cause blood to collect in the heart and form a clot. These clots can travel to...

2014-05-01 08:29:21

Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness About Stroke Risk in Women, Hispanics and African-Americans CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of adult disability. Women, Hispanics and African-Americans in the U.S. have higher stroke risks and lower recognition of stroke warning signs compared to other populations. This May, during National Stroke Awareness Month, National Stroke Association's Minorities and...

2013-07-23 23:04:31

Finding New Ways To Combat Nation’s Fourth Leading Cause of Death Bloomfrield Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Michigan-based CureLauncher (http://www.curelauncher.com), developer of a patent-pending and proprietary clinical trial matching service, today announced an exclusive partnership with the National Stroke Association—a leading educational, prevention and advocacy group for individuals and their families and health care professionals confronting health issues related to...

2013-05-14 23:27:53

According to the National Stroke Association, up to 80% of all strokes can be prevented. Strokes can happen to anyone at any time, but certain risk factors can increase the odds. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 According to the National Stroke Association, up to 80% of all strokes can be prevented. Strokes can happen to anyone at any time, but certain risk factors can increase the odds. Mom´s Meals provides tips for preventing a stroke: 1.    Talk to a...

2013-05-09 23:00:20

Allsup sponsors Act FAST for Stroke Challenge to raise awareness and funds. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services is pleased to sponsor the National Stroke Association´s Act FAST for Stroke Challenge to help raise awareness and funds. A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of...


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